Image via WikipediaAs we get deeper into the information age where the cyber world is expanding ever faster, numerous opportunities to earn online abounds us. One of these opportunities is by making a KNOL.
What is a Knol?
The immediate question that pops out is: what is a knol? As per Google’s definition, Knol is a unit of knowledge. It’s like shorthand for KNOLedge. Google Inc, worlds leading internet marketer, advertiser, search engine, etc has launched its new online service—Knol.
Knol is Google's version of Wikipedia. We’ll I think I don’t have to go further about Wikipedia. In simple terms, Knol, like Wikipedia, is a user-generated free online encyclopedia.
How can I join Knol?
The simplest way is to sign-up using your Google account. I’m not so sure if you can use other email accounts.
What to do with Knol?
Are you an expert on something? Maybe you are a teacher of Science? Then write a Science Knol! Are you are computer geek? Write a knol about computer topics! If you think you have the knowledge about something that is worth sharing to the world, then write a knol about it!
Unlike blogging though, the required tone or style of writing Knols are a little bit formal. Remember, Knol is intended to be a source of factual information that can be used by people around the world. For more information regarding the actual rules of writing a knol, visit www.knol.google.com.
HOW CAN I EARN WITH KNOL?
Probably, the most interesting question is: How can I earn with Knol? Simple—Google Adsense! The difference between Wikipedia and Knol is that Knol allows knol writers to display Google Ads on their articles. Just use your Google account to sign up in case you don’t have an Adsense account.
So what are you waiting for—Write a KNOL!